Marine Corps Armed Forces Reserve Medal
Issued to any officer or enlisted member or former member of the Reserve Components of the Armed Forces of the United States who completes or has completed a total of 10 years of honorable satisfactory service, under the following conditions:
The required 10 years must have been performed within a period of 12 consecutive years.
Marine Corps Reserve personnel who, until 17 December 1965, are eligible to receive the Marine Corps Reserve Ribbon, may at their election be awarded in lieu thereof the Armed Forces Reserve Medal, provided they have met the foregoing requirements; however, both awards shall not be issued for the same period of service.
Marine Corps Reserve personnel serving in a Full Time Support (FTS) billet may continue to count service for the award to which they were qualifying for upon entering in FTS but may not commence a new period of qualifying service.
Ribbon Device Attachments:
1. Bronze, Silver or Gold Hourglass
2. Bronze Letter "M" Device for mobilization
3. Bronze Numeral for number of activations
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